(116) From this account of the king's policy, one can conclude that his subjects, especially those employed by the court, acknowledged the benefits associated with Franciscanism
Poverty, after all, precludes two solutions that were already standard in Italian religiosity: participation in visual culture, necessitated in no small part by limited literacy, and the establishment of pious spaces beyond those attached directly to Francis, which would institutionalize Franciscanism
Chinnici, O.F.M., "Conflict and Power: The Retrieval of Franciscan Spirituality for the Contemporary Pastoral Leader," in Franciscan Leadership in Ministry, Foundations in History, Theology and Spirituality, Spirit and Life, A Journal of Contemporary Franciscanism
7 (1997) 205-21; Thomas F.
Although Badiou's remarks are concentrated in less than two pages, this appellation seems far from gratuitous, especially once we give the right weight to what Agamben himself says about Franciscanism
in The Time That Remains.
I often wondered if Mueller's goal of demonstrating women's contribution to shaping early Franciscan history might have been better served had she shifted her focus from the legalistic compromises struck between Clare and Agnes and their male superiors to their vision of a correctly lived Franciscanism
. I feel as if the implications of Clare's thought could have been drawn more fully.
Application to 21st century Franciscanism
as well as connecting energy with Eastern Spirituality will be integrated into this retreat.
As is stated in the Introduction, three main concerns of the poem are drawn together in this book: "Franciscanism
, papal power and the vernacular poet's voice" (3).
Studies in Franciscanism
. Quincy, Ill.: Franciscan, 2002.
Although internal reform movements had been a feature of Franciscanism
almost since its origins in the thirteenth century, a new focus on returning to the original spirit of Saint Francis's Rule, with its emphasis on poverty and the simple life, emerged in the mid-Trecento in the teachings and example of the Urnbrian friar Paoluccio dei Trinci.
Like Isabelle of France, Douceline of Digne was a literate and determined woman who followed her own vision of female Franciscanism
and institutionalized it in a setting on the edges of the Franciscan Order with the help of a Minister General and Provincial Minister, yet remained technically a laywoman outside the formal control of the Order.
(13) As we suggest in conclusion to this essay, the theme of solitary wandering that is introduced here into the Rvf with such subtlety and force, reflects the poet's own espousal of the tenets of an eremitic Franciscanism
(51) Zachary Hayes, "Christology--Cosmology," in Spirit and Life: A Journal of Contemporary Franciscanism